In 2373, Tekoa served on the space station Deep Space 9 under Starfleet Operations Chief Miles O'Brien. On one occasion, she drank raktajino in company with the rest of the swing shift, while waiting for Chief O'Brien's duty assignments for the day. She was later assigned to work with Whatley in the docking ring. (DS9: "The Assignment")
The script for "The Assignment" states Tekoa's name is pronounced "tah-KOE-uh".